Archive | January 24, 2013

Lawyer’s Logic

By David Peel As a Christian Injury Lawyer, I look at issues quite differently than most people do. There are many examples of logical-sounding statements that are actually “fallacies.” Argument: “Guns only kill people; killing people is wrong, so guns should be banned.” Sound familiar?  This is the “Fallacy of Generalization.” It sounds logical, but […]

Read the full story

Posted in Opinion0 Comments

Public Safety

Public Safety Jan. 24

City Court Reports January 15 Session Fines Rafiel E. Caster, 7834 Richardson Landing Road, Drummonds, possession of a controlled substance, $250 fine plus cost. Douglas M. Gross, 1220 Weiner St., Memphis, reckless driving, $500 fine plus cost. Annie L. Howard, 1553 Old Brighton Road, Covington, no driver’s license, $50 fine plus cost; failure to provide […]

Read the full story

Posted in Education & Safety0 Comments

TRA student news 1-24

Calendar Week of January 24

Awearness Tipton-Rosemark Academy recently collected and donated 520 pairs of jeans to the Teens for Jeans Program, sponsored by DoSomething, Aéropostale and P.S. from Aéropostale.   These organizations have partnered with more than 1,000 homeless shelters across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. The jeans will be donated to a homeless shelter in our community.  The TRA event was organized […]

Read the full story

Posted in Community0 Comments

Delilah McVay spends an afternoon during her favorite hobby, working in her garden.

Former MCHS Principal pays tribute to late mother

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Those who knew Delilah McVay best can tell you she had a green thumb. For those who work along side her at Woodstock school and the students who walked those hall, Mrs. McVay seemed to also have a talent for helping people grow to reach their potential. “She loved people,” her […]

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

Margie Densford from the Garden Club of Rosemark presents poster winner Lilly Gillespie and Barret's Chapel principal Barbara Hodge on hand.

Rosemark Garden Club awards poster winner

Star Staff Reports The Garden Club of Rosemark took this year’s annual Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl poster contest to the fourth grade students of Barret’s Chapel Elementary School. The National Garden Clubs, Inc., which the Rosemark club is a member of, along with the US Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service have proudly sponsored this […]

Read the full story

Posted in Community0 Comments

DELILAH BARBEE McVAY

Obituaries Jan. 24

DELILAH BARBEE McVAY Delilah Barbee McVay, employee of Shelby County Schools died Jan. 12, 2013. She was a member of the Millington West Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. She is survived by her husband, Roscoe McVay, Sr.; her sister, Raymelle Barbee Williams; a brother, Robert Barbee of Everett, Wash.; and her sons, Juan, Gathion, Eric Trent, Kevin, […]

Read the full story

Posted in Obituaries0 Comments

Flag City Logo

Right of way OK’d for right-turn lane on Church Street

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously granted a right of way for construction of a right-turn lane southbound on Church Street. Board members took the action during their Jan. 7 regular monthly meeting. City Engineer Darek Baskin recalled that, for the past couple of years, the state of Tennessee […]

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

Christie meets and greets during his first week in City Hall.

Flag City welcomes first City Manager Thomas Christie to town

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington is embarking on new territory with its government transforming over to a city manager form. But for the man the Board of Aldermen hired earlier this month, he’s seen all in his 20 years of experience. On Jan. 7 the city of Millington offered the job of city manager to […]

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

Principal Mark Neal crowns Neely.

King escorts a Queen

By Thomas Sellers Jr.   With her escort Vernon King by her side, Millington Central High School student Nicole Neely got the shock of her senior year standing near half court of the William Osteen Gymnasium. Her name was called over the public address system Friday night between the girls’ and boys’ game between Cordova […]

Read the full story

Posted in Education & Safety0 Comments

Calendar

January 2013
S M T W T F S
« Dec   Feb »
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031